Mrs. Rawlins – Room 204
440-466-4831 Ex 4000
Notebook for journal writing
Notebook for notes and vocabulary
can use 1 three subject notebook for journal, notes and vocabulary as long as
they have their own separate sections.
Good attendance is the cornerstone for
success in this class. It is difficult
to take notes and understand daily lesson information if you are not present to
hear discussions, lectures and explanations.
On time. We begin class promptly as soon as the bell
rings and you are expected to be in your seat and ready to begin. After 3 tardies you will receive one detention
for each subsequent tardy.
Prepared for the daily assignments
(books, writing utensils, homework).
There will be daily bell ringer
activities on the overhead or the whiteboard in front of the class. These will be graded on a daily basis.
There is a no cell phone policy. Your
phone must be powered off and put away.
If your phone is out, it will be confiscated and turned in to the office
and you will be subject to disciplinary action.
Please be aware that plagiarized
assignments will be given a grade of Zero
and will also be referred to the assistant principal for further disciplinary
Course Grading Scale:
Be on time and prepared for class.
Please do not bring food or drink into the
Please do not write on the desks.
Be respectful to your classmates and
English 9 is a course designed to improve your
skills in these areas
*Communications *Vocabulary Development
Thinking *Reading Comprehension
Persuasive, Expository, and Narrative Writing
Students must bring to class every day
pencil and/or blue or black pen *your
for notes/journal writing
English 9CP students will be provided with a My Perspectives textbook
English 9 students will have access to a classroom set of books (they will not take these out of the classroom unless they sign one out)
You will need to have your notebook for notes
daily but you may leave this notebook in the classroom
You will be issued a copy of Of Mice and Men at a later date when we
cover the novel
Your grade in this class is based on a point
system. Points are earned for
work/class work *Vocabulary
Assignments *Note-Taking *Journal Writing
There will be a binder with all assigned work
for make up in case of student absences.
It’s the student’s responsibility to make up any missed work including
*BE ON TIME *BE
PREPARED *BE RESPECTFUL